Are you tired of how your current home looks? Do you want to renovate and redecorate, but you're not sure what to do or how to get started? It's not uncommon to "just know" that your home isn't the way that you'd like it to be but also to not know exactly how you'd like it to be. As you've no doubt already figured out, this can make updating or renovating your home into a challenge, especially if you've never actually bought new furniture before.
Even before spring and summer arrive, you may already be making plans for what to do in your backyard area. You might be thinking about which flowers and bushes to plant, and you might be thinking about bigger changes that you can make. If creating an outdoor patio is part of your plan, from choosing the flooring to buying a patio awning, here are some ideas that might help you to plan a unique and livable outdoor living area.
Electric fireplaces can bring warmth to your home while also creating a beautiful focal point in the room. With the right finishing touches, a freestanding electric fireplace can make a seamless addition to your decor theme. If you are considering an electric fireplace, here are a few options to consider for placement and accessorizing.
Cozy Fireplace Corner
For bedrooms or smaller living rooms, consider a corner fireplace design. This offers a space-saving option while still bringing the beautiful look of a fireplace to the room.
From the traditional spray bottle of blue liquid to a variety of products labeled "green," the endless supply of glass cleaners may be effective, but not safe to use inside your home and around your family and pets. Found in most glass cleaners, ammonia gas can irritate your skin and eyes while affecting your respiratory system. Prolonged exposure to ammonia can be deadly especially if you or a family member suffers from a respiratory condition, such as asthma.
With winter quickly approaching, you may decide it is time to start getting the outside of your home ready for the cold weather ahead. If your plans include the patio, use the following tips for getting your home's wooden patio ready for winter.
Scrub the Surface with Dish Detergent
The first thing you should do when preparing your patio for winter is to scrub the surface. Doing so helps get rid of any oil, grease, or food that has become trapped inside the wood's grain.